LAMP Pakistan with support from National Bank of Pakistan, initiates women skill training program for the rural women in Tharparkar Desert
LAMP Pakistan' AGM 2014 was held at Hyderabad on 4th October, 2014, a special training session on "Good Governance" was conducted by our speaker guest from Australia
DATED 19 Sep 2014 UPDATES:
- Country wide flood losses stand at: 318 persons dead, 1,806,192 population affected and 2,324,427 acres of cropped area affected in Punjab, according to authorities;
- The flood water has entered upper Sindh through the Indus River. 122 camps have been set up in the six likely affected districts to accommodate the population displaced / likely to be displaced from within the flood plains;
- The Multi-sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is ongoing in Mandi Bahauddin, Jhang, Hafizabad, Chiniot and Multan districts in Punjab;
- Flood relief activities are proceeding in the worst affected Punjab districts of Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Sialkot, Sargodha, Jhang, Chiniot, Multan, Muzzafaragarh and Rahim Yar Khan;
- The Pakistan Metrological Department's Drought advisory of 15 September indicates moderate to severe situation in southeastern Sindh, and a moderate drought situation in Chaghai district of Balochistan , and Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan districts of Punjab.
Dated 17 Sept 2014: Flood losses continue to mount country-wide with 312 dead, 2,275,735 persons affected, and 1,681,206 acres of cropped area affected in Punjab. Losses are likely to increase as damages are assessed
PDMA reported as of 11 September 2014 that 184 deaths have been recorded so far, 347 injured, 7690 houses reported as damaged partially or fully, 2361 villages affected, 1,883,451 people affected so far, 1005862 acres area of crops vanished and 353 cattle perished. Damages and losses may increase as the information is coming in. Dated 12 Sept. 2014
According to recent reports from Field, the number of families affected by drought in Desert areas of sindh is increased upto 259,945families, and thousands of individuals are being treated or treated in different hospitals, however thousands of livestock including cattle, sheep, goats has been perished (livestock is only source of livelihood in these areas). Initial Assessment shows that women and children, specially from Hindu (Religious Minority) are at risk.
Tharpkar (Sindh Pakistan) desert area affected by famine/drought and sheep-pox diseases claims hundreds of lives, and thousands at risk, for more information please contact us. Pakistan Civil Society joins hands together to support these children, women, and men to survive